Application Guidance

beauchamp collegeBeauchamp College is an exciting and forward thinking environment where there is a wide range of opportunities to take on challenging roles and participate in first class training programmes both of which will be invaluable in developing career profiles. We are always looking to take on people who are enthusiastic and committed to providing a high quality service for our students. The support is outstanding. The pace at times is breathtaking. We stride to have an approach that is characterised by flair and panache. The smiles are genuine. The rewards plentiful. If you feel that you have something to offer Beauchamp we would be delighted to receive an application from you. Beauchamp is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people. All posts are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance.

Application Guidance

To apply please fill in the appropriate application form available on either the Associate Staff or Teaching Vacancy pages. You can download a Word version or a PDF version of the application form. You can also request a paper pack by contacting us.

Completing the Application Form

Examine the duties detailed in the job description and the skills and experience listed in the person specification. The essential criteria listed in the person specification set out the minimum requirements for an applicant to be shortlisted. If you do not meet the essential criteria you will not be shortlisted.

The desirable criteria set out the level of skill and competencies which will be possessed by a good applicant. If relevant, please demonstrate how you meet any of the desirable criteria.

To demonstrate your competence, skills and knowledge use examples of any relevant experience you have gained from your current or previous jobs or other experiences from your daily life.

You must include clear evidence of how you feel you meet the specific requirements of the job. You can include this in the ‘Further Information’ section of the application. You can also attach a supporting statement.

Submitting Your Application

You can submit your application via email or by post:

Recruitment Team, Beauchamp College, Ridgeway, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5TP

Data Protection

Your application will be shared with people involved in the recruitment process and will be held on the file for 12 months.

Equality and Diversity

The college policy is that no person should be discriminated against by reason of their race, religion or belief, gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy and maternity. Please can you complete the equality and diversity form for monitoring purposes.

If you have a disability we will make reasonable adjustments to assist you in attending an interview if selected. Please let us know on the application form any adjustments required to make this possible.

Recruitment Process

After the closing date all applications are submitted to the relevant department for them to put together a shortlist. This process usually takes five working days.

If you are shortlisted you will be invited to attend for interview (either by a telephone call, email or letter). You will also be given a schedule for your interview. This will include meeting the Head of College, a tour of the college and may include a test, presentation or teaching, depending on the nature of the post.

Depending on how well candidates do during the first part of the day, they may/may not be shortlisted for final interviews

We normally make an appointment on the day of interview and candidates are informed of the outcome on the same day.

If you have any queries regarding applications then please send an email.

Decision Making Process

Should you be successful your offer will be subject to DBS clearance, satisfactory references and eligibility to work in the UK.

Rewards & Benefits

Pension Scheme

There are three main pension schemes operating at Beauchamp which offer excellent benefits, all employees have access to a scheme relevant to their role.

The Teachers Pension Scheme is open to teaching staff and the Local Government Pension Scheme is open to associate employees.

Both schemes have automatic membership with the opportunity to opt out. You will receive further details of the relevant scheme in your induction pack.

Career Development

As a new employee you will be welcomed by your team leader as well as attend a rolling induction programme, which includes a session with the principal.

You will have regular review meetings with your team leader/human resources and you will be given feedback so that you know how you are progressing.

Benenden

Free membership of the Benenden Healthcare Scheme. The benefits include:

  • Fast local private consultations and diagnostic tests in your choice of Private hospitals (usually BUPA or Nuffield)
  • Financial help for members living with cancer
  • Cash towards GP referred physiotherapy
  • 24/7 GP advice line
  • 24 hr Counselling Helpline
  • Health Club Membership and health screening discounts
  • Long term care advisory service
  • Health concern advice line

Fitness Centre

Discounts on membership for staff.

Community Courses

Discounts on course fees for staff. You will be able to take advantage of Local Government benefits.

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